‘The Mandalorian’ Adds ‘Aliens’ And ‘Terminator’ Star Michael Biehn

The second season of The Mandalorian is adding a true veteran of the sci-fi genre. Michael Biehn, best known for roles in Terminator, Aliens, and The Abyss, has joined the Star Wars live-action series.

The news comes from Making Star Wars, who say Biehn will play a bounty hunter from the Mandalorian’s past. Is he another Mandalorian himself? Probably not, but one never knows, and we aren’t likely to know until we see Biehn in the show.

Biehn joins a second season that has added Rosario Dawson as fan-favorite character Ahsoka Tano. Pedro Pascal, Carl Weathers, Giancarlo Esposito, Gina Carano, and Bill Burr are expected to return, as well as Baby Yoda, naturally.

The Mandalorian season 2 is expected to hit Disney+ this fall.

 

Travis Hopson has been reviewing movies before he even knew there was such a thing. Having grown up on a combination of bad '80s movies, pro wrestling, comic books, and hip-hop, Travis is uniquely positioned to geek out on just about everything under the sun. A vampire who walks during the day and refuses to sleep, Travis is the co-creator and lead writer for Punch Drunk Critics. He is also a contributor to Good Morning Washington, WBAL Morning News, and WETA Around Town. In the five minutes a day he's not working, Travis is also a voice actor, podcaster, and Twitch gamer. Travis is a voting member of the Critics Choice Association (CCA), Washington DC Area Film Critics Association (WAFCA), and Late Night programmer for the Lakefront Film Festival.

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